Pride 2021: Four focus areas for inclusion and intersectionality

Expat Academy Pride 2021: Four focus areas for inclusion and intersectionality When 2020’s Pride parades were canceled because of coronavirus lockdowns, for many of us, it felt like a devastating setback for a movement that thrives on visibility and community. These concerns only grew as too many in the LGBTQIA+ community experienced poor mental health, social despair and even domestic violence, as well as significant gaps in access to care and resources — all as a result of the pandemic. According to preliminary findings from Mercer’s forthcoming 2021 Global Inclusive Benefits Survey, 52% of companies say COVID-19 has exacerbated disparities in health, welfare and well-being for minorities and underrepresented groups.

But even with these setbacks and uneven recovery from the pandemic worldwide, LGBTQIA+ leaders are finding a lot more to celebrate as they mark this year’s Pride Month and look to the future.Expat Academy Pride 2021: Four focus areas for inclusion and intersectionality

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